FDA

Get Ready for Digital Pills: FDA Clears Self-Tracking Drug

The drug, which contains a tiny ingestible sensor, is designed for patients with mental illness.

Michael Kan

· 3 min read

Chipotle Hires Former Critic to Help Improve Food Safety

David Acheson, a former official at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, was brought on as an adviser.

Carly Okyle

· 5 min read

FDA Investigating Video of Man Peeing on Assembly Line at Kellogg Factory

But don't worry, barely any of the food was affected, company spokesperson says.

Reuters

· 2 min read

The FDA Wants to Find Out if Cartoon Drug Ads Are Bad for Consumers

The agency will look into whether the ads obscure important safety and side effect information.

Sy Mukherjee

· 3 min read

What Business and Government Should Do When Innovation Outpaces Regulation

Through education, proactive self-regulation and collaboration with regulators, industry leaders can help speed the process of rule-making.

Jan Verleur

· 7 min read

FTC Orders 'Brain Training' Company Lumosity to Pay $2 Million Over Deceptive Advertising Practices

'Lumosity simply did not have the science to back up its ads,' said the FTC's director of consumer protection.

Laura Entis

· 3 min read

Will Genetically Modified Salmon Help Feed the World, or Drive the Species to Extinction?

Although the polarizing product likely won't come to market for years, it's already making waves.

Laura Entis

· 6 min read

Health Regulators Are Investigating Theranos's Blood Test Technology

The investigations follow complaints filed by two former Theranos employees, casting even greater doubt upon the honesty and accuracy of the $9 billion blood test startup.

Geoff Weiss

· 3 min read

Great Achievements: Tim Cook Gets Honored and an Important Drug Snags FDA Approval

Get inspired by these recent wins for the entrepreneurial community.

Nina Zipkin

· 2 min read

The Woman Who Brought 'Female Viagra' to Market Is Stepping Down as CEO of Sprout Pharmaceuticals

The news comes just four months after Valeant Pharmaceuticals acquired Sprout for $1 billion.

Laura Entis

· 2 min read

Those Calorie Counts on Fast-Food Menus? They Aren't Working.

Six years after New York City's mandate that calories be listed at chain restaurants, researchers have found that these labels, on their own, do not reduce the overall number of calories ordered.

Laura Entis

· 3 min read

Hampton Creek Tells FDA Mayo and Mayonnaise Are Different

The startup responded to the agency's demand it stops claiming it makes mayonnaise.

Biz Carson

· 4 min read